- 95 Litres (~5 bags of shopping)
- Annual Energy Use: £52.08
- Safe for Garage Use
- One Basket Supplied
- Easy Defrosting
- Good User Feedback
- No Counterbalanced Lid
AT A GLANCE...
Compact and garage friendly with some good user feedback. Comes with one basket
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An entry level freezer from Fridgemaster that packs in plenty plenty of features at a budget price. It's a popular seller with some good user feedback.
Easily slotting into a space less than 2 feet wide, it offers 95 litres of usable storage - that's about 5 full bags - making it most suitable for a single or two person household, or perhaps an overflow freezer for a family.
One wire basket is supplied, and there's just space for another if you wish (around £30) though that will of course restrict access to items lower down in the freezer.
We were pleased to see the freezer has a drain port located at the front which will make defrosting easier - some freezers hide this around the back necessitating moving the unit around.
There is however, no counterbalanced lid, so it won't stay open at an angle unless you hold it up - most rivals do include such a lid.
The front drain port is easily accessible and makes defrosting simple
One wire basket is supplied which allows you easily grab your most used items
The 'clean back' hides the delicate condenser and is also flame retardant
WinterGuard technology means this freezer will safely work in the garage
Likes the Garage
Fridgemaster say that this is suitable for outbuildings such as garages, even if the temperature gets as low as -15 degrees Celsius thanks to its WinterGuard feature. It is still relatively rare to see this on a cheap freezer.
In the event of a power cut, food is kept safe for up to 24 hours which is quite reasonable given the unit's size and cost.
The recessed handles irked a couple of people - they would have liked a proper handle at the front in the usual place. The manual is also rather lacklustre, although using a chest freezer is hardly rocket science.
If white doesn't fit your colour scheme, this unit is also available in a sleek black version.
This is one of the cheapest chest freezers that you can keep safely in the garage thanks to the WinterGuard feature. People like it's compact nature and that it just gets on with the job.
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The amount of actual usable interior space for storage of food
That's about 5 bags of shopping
Whether the manufactured has confirmed that this freezer can be safely used in unheated spaces where the temperature may drop close to or below, freezing (0 degrees Celsius). Read about freezers in garages
Minimum ambient air temperature of place where the freezer will be used
85.4cm High (with lid closed)
Remember to allow a few centimetres air gap around each side
Total amount of energy the freezer will use in one year, based on normal usage (1 kWh is equal to 1 unit of electricity).
Rating based on energy efficiency. Most are rated F, based on the new scale of A to G. A new rating system came into effect in March 2021
Annual Energy Cost £52.08
Approximate annual cost of electricity to run the freezer based on normal usage. Assumes an average rate of 0.31p per unit
Lockable Lid: No
Whether the lid has a lock fitted in the handle (useful to stop young children opening the lid)
Interior Light: No
Whether the freezer has an interior light that comes on when the lid is opened
Noise: 40 decibels
Particularly important if the freezer will be kept in a room inside your property
Foodsafe Time: 24 hours
Maximum time that the freezer can keep food safe to eat in the event of a powercut. May also be called the rising time
For more help, read our buyers guide
|Fridgemaster MCF96B||Logik L95CFW23||SIA CHF100W||SIA CHF60W|
|Capacity||95 litres||95 litres||95 litres||78 litres||51 litres|
|Width||54.6 cm||54.6 cm||54.5 cm||47.5 cm||35.5 cm|
|Energy Use||168 kWh/year||168 kWh/year||168 kWh/year||202 kWh/year||144 kWh/year|
|Price||Not in Stock||£129.00||£119.00||£154.99||£149.99|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I buy an additional basket?
Partmaster has them for around £20. Link to them and other basket options here
How much clearance do I need to fully open the lid?
You need at least 50cm in order to open the lid enough to reach inside.
How often should I defrost my freezer?
Manufacturers recommend twice a year. Unplug the drain port at the front to let defrosted ice from inside run off into a suitable container.
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